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PT Circulation Services Assistant - Douglas Campus

Posted by: South Georgia State College

Posted date: 2018-Feb-07

Location: South Georgia State College

Provides circulation services, assisting library patrons with locating and retrieving resources, and charging and discharging items on reserve by faculty and other library materials
Retrieves GIL Express and ILL requested materials from the collection and processing incoming and outgoing GIL Express and ILL materials
Assists users with filling out Community User policies and forms
Explains policies to patrons and monitors use of computer lab, community computers, study rooms, and other sections of the library and takes action to resolve inappropriate conduct
Provides limited research services and forwards unanswered questions to a professional librarian
Contacts library users with overdue materials as scheduled by immediate supervisor
Receives monies for fines and fees and advises Access and Circulation Services Supervisor to remove banner holds
Assists with collection maintenance tasks, including occasional shifting, collection inventories, and the related follow-up work as well as shelving and shelf reading of library materials so that resources are available to users as efficiently as possible
Assists with local holdings maintenance for periodicals and backup technical services cataloging and processing
Assists in creating promotional materials and displays
Provides circulation and shelving training, assignment of tasks, and supervision of student assistants who work evening hours
Assists library users with computer, copier/printer, and other equipment trouble-shooting
Documents gate count and personal reference transaction statistics
Performs routine clerical duties such as making, answering, and routing phone calls, word processing, mailing, filing, photocopying, scanning, faxing, and printing
Assists with supply inventory as well as receiving, processing invoices and packing lists, and stocking circulation and clerical supplies
Performs opening and closing library procedures
Attends staff development and training programs as required to maintain awareness of changes in library automation, technology advances, and informational retrieval
Assists with maintaining a safe library environment that is conducive to research and study, including locking and unlocking the library classroom between classes
Adapts work schedule as able to attend meetings and fill in for fulltime staff and/or other part-time staff.
Reports to work as scheduled
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Job Title PT Circulation Services Assistant - Douglas Campus
Start Date
Library/Institution Name South Georgia State College
Salary $8.00-$10.00
Certification Required? No
City Douglas
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Part-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Considerable knowledge of library procedures, methods and techniques
Knowledge of computer software to include word processing, database, spreadsheet, and graphic programs.
Knowledge of automated SGSC systems and automated library systems and applications
Ability to search and retrieve information effectively from traditional library sources, online library catalogs, electronic databases, and the Internet
Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms
Ability to train and supervise student assistants
Knowledge of academic culture, policies, and procedures
Ability to exhibit a positive attitude and to deal with coworkers, students, faculty and staff and community members tactfully and courteously in order to maintain effective service-oriented relationships
Ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions


Completion of college-level courses in library sciences
One-two years working experience as a Library Assistant or an equivalent combination of training and experience
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